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Hapag-Lloyd announces rate increase

Hapag-Lloyd announces rate increase

   Hapag-Lloyd has announced a general rate increase effective July 1 for all cargo and container types in the North Atlantic trade.

   Westbound rates from North Europe and the Mediterranean to the United States, Canada, and Mexico, including U.S. destinations via Canadian ports will increase $320 per 20-foot container and $400 per 40-foot container. There is an additional charge of $20 per 20-foot container and $50 per 40-foot container for cargo from Norway, Sweden and Denmark.

   Eastbound from Canada and U.S. ports including U.S. origins via Canadian ports to North Europe and the Mediterranean, the increase is $320 per 20-foot container and $400 per 40-foot container.